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Peiffer Family History

Peiffer Name Meaning
German: variant of Pfeiffer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

80,654 Historical Documents with Peiffer on Ancestry.com
23,942 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,465 Military Records
1,206 Immigration Records
12,029 Census and Voter Lists
41,012 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Peiffer Families

  • Number of Peiffer families
     129 - 256
     44 - 128
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Peiffer last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Peiffer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Peiffer census records

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Peiffer Family Origin

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Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Peiffer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Peiffer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Peiffer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Peiffer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Peiffer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Peiffer ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Peiffer Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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